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prerogative US English

A right or privilege exclusive to a particular individual or class

royal prerogative in prerogative US English

The right of the sovereign, which in British law is theoretically subject to no restriction

prerogative US Thesaurus

it's my prerogative to hold on to the farm

prerogative man US English

An advocate or supporter of (royal) prerogative.

prerogative copy US English

A book of which the copyright is a prerogative of the crown.

prerogative court US English

(In the UK) either of two ecclesiastical courts at Canterbury and York formerly responsible for the probate of wills involving property in more than one diocese

prerogative lawyer US English

A lawyer retained on behalf of the royal prerogative.

prerogative office US English

The court of an archbishop for the probate of wills.

prerogative party US English

A political group or party supporting established rights and prerogatives, particularly those of the Crown.

prerogative writ US English

A writ issued by a court in special circumstances, as (in Britain) under the exercise of royal prerogative.

prerogative copyright US English

Copyright in official documents relating to the law and the Church, held to belong to the Crown.

prerogative of mercy US English

The right and power of a sovereign, president, or other supreme authority to commute a death sentence, to change the mode of execution, or to pardon an offender